Who also wears No. 48? Baylor DB Travon Blanchard (73 tackles, 1.5 sacks in 2016) West Virginia K Mike Molina (15 FGs, 51 EXPTs) Maryland TE Derrick Hayward (four catches, one TD)
Let’s use Texas’ roster, background and scouting reports to countdown to the beginning of the 2017 football season. Today, we’re only 48 days from Texas’ home game against Maryland.
Published This summer 16th, 2017
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Which Longhorn wears No. 48? DL Andrew Fitzgerald, a four-star recruit who redshirted this past year. No. 48 jersey once belonged to Alex Zumberge. Like a lengthy-snapper, Zumberge was 1 of 3 players to the touch the football on one of the most-famous plays in class history: Justin Tucker’s 40-yard field goal that beat Texas A&M this year.
Fun fact about No. 48: Texas QB Geebet Buechele put a job-high 48 occasions in last year’s 24-20 loss to West Virginia. Buechele had 40 pass attempts per week earlier against Texas Tech, and individuals two games marked the only real 40-throw games of Buechele’s newcomer year.